Bhumi Pednekar joins the cast of Akshay Kumar’s Raksha Bandhan


📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. This will be Bhumi’s second film with Akshay after Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. Bhumi’s upcoming films include Badhaai Do and Mr Lele. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Am supremely excited to be collaborating again with two of my favourite creative powerhouses & humans. Dedicating this film,#RakshaBandhan to my sister, Alka & to the most special bond in the world…that of a brother and sister. (Photo: Bhumi Pednekar/Instagram)
Bollywood actor Bhumi Pednekar has joined the cast of actor Akshay Kumar and director Aanand L Rai’s upcoming film Raksha Bandhan. Thank you @aanandlrai, this one is very special.”

A story that touches your heart so deeply & so instantly,it’s the quickest I’ve signed a film in my career.Dedicating this film,#RakshaBandhan to my sister,Alka & to the most special bond in the world…that of a brother and sister.Thank you @aanandlrai,this one is very special pic.twitter.com/3h4wxPltC1
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 3, 2020
Talking about the film, Akshay Kumar earlier said in a statement, “Hardly ever in life does one come across a story that touches your heart so deeply and so instantly! The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. She captioned it, “A very special film & a very special reunion. Am full of gratitude to be a part of this special, heart-touching story #RakshaBandhan.”

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Akshay shared the same photo with the caption, “When you are happy, it shows 😁 And indeed we are…to have @bhumipednekar onboard #RakshaBandhan.”
Akshay Kumar and Aanand L Rai are also collaborating on Atrangi Re, which also stars Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
Raksha Bandhan revolves around the brother-sister bond and has been written by Aanand’s longtime collaborator Himanshu Sharma. Can’t thank him enough for bringing me one of the most special films of my life.”
Apart from Raksha Bandhan, Akshay’s upcoming movies include Sooryavanshi, Atrangi Re, Prithviraj, Bell Bottom, Ram Setu and Bachchan Pandey. It makes me happiest that my sister Alka is presenting and producing this film along with ace director Aanand L Rai. Bhumi took to Instagram to share a photo of herself, Akshay and Aanand. While announcing the film with a poster, Akshay wrote, “A story that touches your heart so deeply & so instantly, it’s the quickest I’ve signed a film in my career. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: June 9, 2021 8:49:17 pm

Bhumi Pednekar will star in Raksha Bandhan. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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